The time is now for flu shots

The time is now for flu shots
Still waiting to get a flu shot? Well, don't put it off too long. Last year, there were a record-setting number of flu cases, with many being deadly.

CSRA (WFXG) - Patients who have respiratory conditions and diabetes are highly recommended to get the flu shot.

Every year, there are conversations about if flu shots cause more harm than good.

"Very few people will have any significant adverse reaction to an immunization like the flu shot. And we are always weighing risk and benefits in the emergency department and without any doubt immunizations like the flu shot, clearly have benefited over any perceived risk there may be," says Doctor Thomas Zickgraf with Doctors Hospital.

Dr. Zickgraf says it appears that this year's immunizations will be much stronger than years passed.

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